Programs and Events
Elections: US Citizen Speaker Series at Universite Libre de Kinshasa
October 27, 2012
On October 25, 2012, Public Affairs Officer Ellen Masi spoke to students at the Universite Libre de Kinshasa about the U.S. Electoral System. She also shared her experiences as a U.S. voter.
The activity increased Congolese interest in and understanding of the U.S. Elections, dispellingl common misunderstandings about U.S. politics, processes and institutions. It also helped promote the Mission Strategic Goal of " helping core governance institutions perform their functions more effectively and accountably" by giving the audience examples of how such institutions work in the U.S.